Using Aliases to Protect Privacy in Healthcare
Author: Barrett, Charlotte S; Beidler, Aurae; Davis, Nancy; Glondys, Barbara
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: November 2016
Developing policies and standard procedures when working with patient aliases is one way to both respect patient privacy but also ensure the accuracy and integrity of patient data.
As defined in AHIMA’s Pocket Glossary, an “alias” is “a name added to,....